WalletHub: Kansas #1 of “Safest States During COVID-19”

Wallethub Kansas 1 Of Safest States During Covid 19
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KANSAS – WalletHub ranks Kansas #1 of the “Safest States During COVID-19” pandemic.

The financial service states around 67% of the population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and new cases are on a general downward trend since the start of the year. So, WalletHub today released updated rankings for the “Safest States During COVID-19.” You can see a map ranking each state below, or click here.

Oklahoma is ranked #20, Missouri is ranked #24 and Arkansas is ranked #31.

Source: WalletHub

How did WalletHub Rank the States?

In order to find out the safest states during the COVID-19 pandemic, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across five key metrics. The company’s data set includes the level of COVID-19 community transmission, the rates of positive testing, hospitalizations and death, as well as the share of the eligible population getting vaccinated.

You can find the full list and more about WalletHub’s methodology here.